Re: comparing x86 and powerpc laptops
> im currently thinking about buying a laptop. basically i
> wonder if its worth to get a powerpc laptop, since most
> x86 ones are alot cheaper.
that's their only "adventaje"
> besides the nice design of the hardware, are there any
> reasons? (i would only use debian on it, so things like
> mac os x dont really matter)
> to which x86 could you compare the speed/performance of
> the 1ghz powerbook?
with no one. i have tibook3 (http://www.apple.com/powerbook/index15.html)
and his performance can't compare with a p4 2ghz, the powerbook have more
than 7000 bogomips and p4 just 3400.
The only disadventaje: you must recompile the kernel: